Most people have less than three months of emergency expenses, survey finds

Most people have less than three months of emergency expenses, survey finds by Zachary Halaschak, for Washington Exmainer Emerging from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the country does not have enough money to get by for three months, a new survey found. Only 49% of adults in the United States say they have at least three months’ worth of emergency savings, with 1 in 4 claiming to have no emergency savings whatsoever, according to a report by Bankrate.com. The 25% who said they have no emergency savings is…

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5 Reasons you should stockpile food right now

5 Reasons you should stockpile food right now By Divina Ramirez  for Food Supply Last month, inflation in the United States jumped to its highest rate in nearly 13 years as the country rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. The surge in consumer prices reflected a surge in demand and shortages of labor and materials made severe by the pandemic, leading many economists to believe inflation is here to stay. For preppers, this means stockpiling foods as early as you can before the prices of commodities get higher. Below are five reasons you should…

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Shortwave Radio For Disaster Information

Shortwave Radio For Disaster Information ByKen J. for Modern Survival Blog During a disaster, getting news and information is a key element to making good decisions. A portable battery-operated shortwave radio receiver (with HF Ham bands) will be a great asset. At a minimum, get yourself an inexpensive portable AM radio. Even better, take it to the next level with a portable battery operated shortwave radio. It will provide more opportunity (more bands) to get even more information – which may be critical during a disaster. Listening to Shortwave Radio,…

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Prepper medicine: How to use parsley, a versatile medicinal herb

Prepper medicine: How to use parsley, a versatile medicinal herb By Divina Ramirez for Natural Cures Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a leafy herb native to the Mediterranean region. Its leaves are normally used as a garnish, but they can also be used to make herbal remedies. Parsley has a long history of use in traditional medicine. Healers used its leaves, seeds and roots to treat a slew of ailments, including bruises, insect bites, amenorrhea, allergies, gout and gastrointestinal disorders. Plus, parsley stimulates the appetite and supports healthy liver and kidney functions for better detoxification. Read…

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My One Week Full-Blown-Disaster Style Experiment to Cut Down Water Use

My One Week Full-Blown-Disaster Style Experiment to Cut Down Water Use by 1stMarineJarHead Water (or should I say lack of water) has been in the news a lot recently, including on the OP. The Western United States is suffering a mega-drought while Brazil is experiencing the worst drought in almost a century. Droughts aren’t the only thing threatening our water supply. There was also a Florida water supply hack.  So, I decided for one week I would do everything I could to reduce my personal water usage. Things like brushing my teeth, washing my hands,…

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SELCO’s Biggest Takeaway from the Last 2 Years: Illusion Smashing

SELCO’s Biggest Takeaway from the Last 2 Years: Illusion Smashing By Selco Begovic for The Organic Prepper If someone asked me, “What is your takeaway from the last two years?” I would say, “Illusion smashing.” Almost all the key events that happened in that period of time we would have said “oh that is never gonna happen” if someone asked us that 3 years ago. To be more precise, I would not have said that…but most of the average preppers would say that because they kept saying “oh it will…

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This fascinating off-grid lamp is powered by photosynthesis

This fascinating off-grid lamp is powered by photosynthesis by: Divina Ramirez for Natural News Dutch designer Ermi van Oers has created an off-grid lamp that uses a living plant to produce light. The device, dubbed “Living Light,” uses microorganisms of plant origin to convert the chemical energy that a plant naturally produces during photosynthesis into an electric current. The lamp is fully self-sufficient, meaning it doesn’t have to be plugged into an electrical socket to work. Van Oers plans to scale up the technology to power entire cities. She has already begun to…

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How People Survive (Or Not) in a Collapsed Economy

How People Survive (Or Not) in a Collapsed Economy by J.G. Martinez for The Organic Prepper GNN Note – If you’ve not been following along with Mr. Martinez he is a native Venezuelan not only has he lived in Venezuela his entire life he has been documenting, periodically, the socialist, economic collapse. Before J.G. began writing for The Organic Prepper, Daisy Luther, Publisher of The Organic Prepper, had done a marvelous good of documenting the, now years long, collapse. It has been a fantastic expose’, close to 6 years in…

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How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier – Prepper project

How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier – Prepper project By Zoey Sky for Cosmetics.news Activated charcoal is a common home remedy with many uses, from detoxifying to boosting kidney health. You can stock up on activated charcoal as a prepper by learning how to make it at home. This ensures that you have access to a versatile home remedy for minor health complaints like digestive or skin issues when SHTF. (h/t to ThePreppingGuide.com) Activated charcoal: A versatile home remedy Activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from ingredients like…

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Agricultural Commodities Supercycle Predicted: How Will You Prepare?

Agricultural Commodities Supercycle Predicted: How Will You Prepare? by Joanna Miller for The Organic Prepper Inflation is here and with it the possibility of an agricultural commodities supercycle. We’ve all seen inflation at the gas pump and the grocery stores, and heaven help you if you need to build something right now. Just recently ZeroHedge published an article about ag leaders predicting a mini supercycle in commodities. Let’s unpack this a little bit. What does an agricultural commodities supercycle mean for the average consumer?  The agricultural indices referred to in the article monitor a…

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